We are all Marikana

What started as a rally for economic justice in Philippi East on Saturday, August 16, the date marking the second anniversary of the Marikana Massacre at Lonmin mine, ended as another struggle over housing in the contentious city of Cape Town. The rally was a call to action from organisations, trade unions, and social movements … Continued

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New science of cities

The New Science of Cities

In a field of study demanding an increasing evidence base to support theories of city development, Michael Batty’s latest book The New Science of Cities does not disappoint. Batty re-focuses and challenges our thinking regarding cities, presenting them as constellations of interactions, communications, relations, flows and networks.


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